Houston cafe owner wrestles gun away from would-be robber

Three suspects are in custody after a struggle between a Texas cafe owner and an armed robber was caught on camera.

According to the owner, the robber entered Bambu Desserts and Drinks in Houston around 11am on Thursday, pointed a gun at the owner's head, and demanded he open the safe.  

Security video shows the owner being pushed down to the ground and pummeled by the gunman.

Eventually the owner becomes free of the robber's grasp, off camera, takes the gun and fires several shots as the alleged thief escapes.  

Three suspects are in custody after a struggle between a Texas cafe owner and an armed robber was caught on camera (pictured)

Three suspects are in custody after a struggle between a Texas cafe owner and an armed robber was caught on camera (pictured)

According to the owner, the robber entered Bambu Desserts and Drinks in Houston around 11am Thursday, pointed a gun at the owner's head, and demanded he open the safe (pictured)

According to the owner, the robber entered Bambu Desserts and Drinks in Houston around 11am Thursday, pointed a gun at the owner's head, and demanded he open the safe (pictured)

After being pummeled, the owner becomes free of the robber's grasp - off camera - takes the gun and fires several shots as the alleged thief escapes (pictured)

The owner, who asked not to be identified, told News Fix that he was fighting for his life.

'I thought I was

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